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English noun: creosote

1. creosote (substance) a colorless or yellowish oily liquid obtained by distillation of wood tar; used as an antiseptic

Broader (hypernym)organic compound

Substance holonymcreosol

2. creosote (substance) a dark oily liquid obtained by distillation of coal tar; used as a preservative for wood

Synonymscoal-tar creosote

Broader (hypernym)organic compound

English verb: creosote

1. creosote (change) treat with creosote

SamplesCreosoted wood.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)process, treat

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